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U Offers Discounted Solar Panels In Effort To Empower Families To Go Green

By Katie Buda, The Daily Utah Chronicle

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Image Credit: The Daily Utah Chronicle

Clean Energy Utah and U Community Solar are offering a discount on solar panels to all university students, faculty, staff and alumni from March 15 through Sept. 30, 2016. Clayton Johnson, clean energy project coordinator for Utah Clean Energy said they have a simple goal. “We want to empower more Utah families with clean solar energy on their homes,” Johnson said. In 2014, U Community Solar (UCS) provided panel installation to almost 400 households. Johnson said the program would save a combined $7.7 million over the next 25 years. The continued effort is to prevent over 100 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. Continue reading.